Sixth Wave and MPS team up to cut cyanide usage, costs in gold processing

Sixth Wave and MPS team up to cut cyanide usage, costs in gold processing By Daniel Gleeson   Sixth Wave Innovations says it is working with Australia-based Mining and Process Solutions (MPS) on test work initiatives in North America and…

Worley out to help miners on their open pit to underground mining transition

Worley out to help miners on their open pit to underground mining transition By Daniel Gleeson As open-pit mines reach their economic end of life, mine owners are considering the viability of transitioning their open-pit operations to underground. Drawing on…

South Africa’s Harmony Gold To Boost Output Gains After Pandemic Hit

South Africa’s Harmony Gold To Boost Output Gains After Pandemic Hit By Felix Njini Harmony Gold Mining Co. is looking to follow its Johannesburg-based rivals in expanding elsewhere in Africa as opportunities dwindle in its home country. South Africa’s top…

Ghana miners get new finance options from Thyssenkrupp

Ghana miners get new finance options from Thyssenkrupp By David Whitehouse Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions plans to allow African miners to lease rather than purchase equipment to help them overcome cashflow problems, Philipp Nellessen, CEO for sub-Saharan Africa, tells The Africa…

Barrick accepts Environmental Court ruling

Barrick accepts Environmental Court ruling Barrick accepts Environmental Court ruling; Pascua-Lama development project to transition to closure Barrick Gold Corp. [ABX-TSX; GOLD-NYSE] has accepted the Antofagasta Environmental Court’s decision to uphold the closure order and sanctions Chile’s environmental regulator imposed…

IMF recognises Tanzania

IMF recognises Tanzania Tanzania’s significant Legal Reforms have been recognised by the International Monetary Fund Tanzania’s GDP has increased significantly as a result of the prominent reforms passed by the government across the Mining, Land and Finance sectors. These reforms…

Mapping Africa – Mining cadastre key to unlocking mineral wealth

Mapping Africa – Mining cadastre key to unlocking mineral wealth The key to attract mineral exploration into resource-rich African countries is having access to reliable, publicly-available geological data. For African governments, having geological information available to potential exploration companies could…

South Africa now has the world’s largest electric vehicle, a massive mining truck

South Africa now has the world’s largest electric vehicle, a massive mining truck Brittany Chang Anglo American’s Komatsu mining dump truck. (Anglo American) Anglo American, ENGIE, and Williams Advanced Engineering are working together to create the world’s largest electric vehicle:…

The General Counsel Forum focused on the crucial role of sound legal support in mining.

The General Counsel Forum focused on the crucial role of sound legal support in mining. Mining companies that cement meaningful partnerships with African governments based on transparency and trust, backed by a willingness to share information and boost local resources,…

A focus on transformational shifts in the energy supply

A focus on transformational shifts in the energy supply The global COVID-19 outbreak is not just a health catastrophe but increasingly is evolving into an economic crisis of global proportions. What does this mean for Africa’s energy story? On one…